4.2 out of 5 (83 experiences)
About Majesty Palm
The majesty palm earns its name, growing over 100 feet tall in its native Madagascar. There they grow along riverbanks and lagoons, but indoors they bring an air of the tropics to any space. Though popular as a houseplant, they are considered near threatened in the wild with only 900 individuals remaining. 🌴
How to care for Majesty Palm
Majesty Palm needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 30th, 2023
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Pittsburgh is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…
January 30th, 2023
Pittsburgh is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Pittsburgh is expected to increase by 38.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.0 megajoules of energy per…
January 27th, 2023
This month, Pittsburgh is getting an average of 5.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 10.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.3 total hours of …
Majesty Palm love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ⛅.
Majesty Palm does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Majesty Palm after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
What other plant parents say
I bought Neil via the Internet and he arrived in mediocre shape with a lot of crushed leaves and one stalk. He looked like he was making a decent recovery until my two usually well-mannered puppies dug him up out of the pot. It was a disaster and all but one stalk was damaged. Upon pruning the destroyed parts, I discovered he had small white webs forming everywhere. I washed him all over lightly with a very diluted dish soap. He is hanging in there and I’m shocked at how resilient he is. It’s going to be a long road but I’m hoping to help him recover and flourish.